We’re keeping an eye on a series of debate-provoking articles appearing in PLoS Medicine, an international open access medical journal on the topic of ‘Big Food’ – essentially the power of big multinational food and […]
Research and development: science, meat science, food technology, nutrition, nutrients, new product development.
The meat industry, from food technologists to promoters, now has a credible technical resource for nutritional data on beef and lamb, thanks to a bank of recently completed assessments by Beef + Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) […]
Dr Andrew West, former head of AgResearch and current adjunct professor or agribusiness at the University of Waikato, has been appointed as the new vice-chancellor of Lincoln University and took up his new position on […]
A recent American study of 121,432 US health professionals has come to the conclusion that consumption of red and processed meats is associated with an increased risk of early deaths from cancer and heart-disease. However, […]
Meat processors have won extra time to get ready for the introduction of mandatory testing for the Super Six E.coli Shiga toxin producing (STEC) serogroups for product destined for the US. The US Food Safety […]
The New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre‘s second annual conference was held in Palmerston North on 31 January 2012. Eighteen speakers presented on research progress at the event, which drew New Zealand scientists, international […]